July 27, 2020

S 3 Ep 5 - Using Fitness To Relieve Pain with Dr. Michelle Dang

In this episode of Thrive Bites, I sit down with Michelle and discuss how fitness came into her life and how she uses that as a tool for chronic pain and also finding balance in our lives!

"I was born and raised in Houston, TX, and graduated from the University of St. Thomas in 2002 with a BA in Biology and a minor in Music. I earned my MD at the McGovern Medical School (UT Houston) and matched into anesthesiology residency at UTMB in Galveston. After graduating from residency, I moved to San Antonio, TX where I completed my fellowship in interventional pain management at UTHSC-San Antonio. I moved back to Houston in 2012 and began practicing pain management in the Greater Houston area.

After practicing pain management for several years, I noticed that my patients were still suffering, and I knew that there must be a way to help my patients lead to higher-quality lives. I consider myself an avid yogi since 2012 and had the opportunity to complete my 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2014 and restorative yoga certification in 2015. After doing some searching, I stumbled upon integrative medicine and found a way to meld the two worlds of yoga and medicine together. I completed the integrative medicine fellowship with the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (founded by Dr. Andrew Weil) in the fall of 2018. I am currently in the process of completing a health coaching program through the National Society of Health Coaches.

I am a part of Texas Orthopedic and Sports Medicine with 2 locations in North Houston - Tomball and The Woodlands, where I offer my patients a variety of modalities to manage their pain."

@wishwell.health on Instagram (WISH Well Conference 5/16/2020 Women's Integrative Summit on Health and Wellness Houston TX)


Social Media Links:
Twitter @michelledangmd
IG @michelledangmd


*Interview views are opinions of the individual. This podcast is not a source of medical advice*

Copyright © 2020 by TheChefDoc, LLC
All text, graphics, audio files, Java applets and scripts, downloadable software, and other works on this web site are the copyrighted works of TheChefDoc, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Any unauthorized redistribution or reproduction of any copyrighted materials on this web site is strictly prohibited.

More episodes

Load more

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App